24 months
20750 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Business Informatics at Utrecht University  focuses on the design and use of theories, methods, techniques, and tools from information and computing sciences, and on the application of these in business and organisational domains. This requires a holistic approach that considers the organisation as a whole to ensure that business and ICT are properly aligned.

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Organisations often run into problems when implementing new ICT systems. It is vital for them to rely on professionals who do not only know technologies but are also able to implement them in an organisation. Both technological and organisational insights are indispensable for successfully aligning ICT with business processes.

Business informatics is a broad field, and the students of the Master of Science in Business Informatics at Utrecht University are encouraged to specialize by choosing one specific theme as primary throughout their studies:

  • Software: How to design and maintain the complex software products that are used by millions of users?

  • Data: How to enable organizations to collect, clean, summarize, analyze, and visualize data in order to derive actionable insights?

  • Processes: How to manage, design, discover, and embed the business processes that are the heart of successful organizations?

Career Prospects

You are ready to integrate human, organizational, and technical skills in real-life contexts and will have no problem finding a suitable job, such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Enterprise architect
  • ICT project manager
  • Software production manager
  • Business consultant
  • ICT consultant
  • Software entrepreneur
  • Information analyst

Professional Careers

Positions in industry obtained by our graduates include:

  • ICT Researcher (Organisation & Information, Utrecht University)
  • Business consultant (Deloitte, Morgan Chambers) 
  • ICT consultant (Capgemini, GX) 
  • Product software entrepreneur (AfasPersonal.nl, WappZapp.tv, Google, Microsoft, IBM)


Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods 

  • Method Engineering 

  • Business Process Management

  • Method Engineering

  • Data Science And Society

  • Dilemmas Of The Scientist

  • Big Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor’s programmes that most likely meet the requirements are:

  • Information Science;
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Mathematics and Physics;
  • Computer Science and Information Technology; and
  • Engineering disciplines, including Computer Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering.

general Information Science solid knowledge and skills, including:
  • information system design, including analysis, data and process modeling, and evaluation & development methods;
  • programming; and
  • research methods and statistics.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20750 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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